| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:27 PM
If it is a summer Friday night in Newport, the Ritz is arguably the place to be and be seen. In the grand tradition of the neighborhood pub, the remarkable Ritz, founded three decades ago by the late local legend Hans Prager and presently in the hands...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A convicted rapist and robber accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992, leaving her severely beaten body in an Irvine orange grove, has been extradited to Orange County from Mexico, prosecutors said.
| May 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Virginia “Ginny” Louise Frova Watts
Virginia “Ginny” Louise (Frova) Watts, of Newport Beach CA and Pinehurst, NC, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her home in Pinehurst, North Carolina. It was her wish to be buried watching over her...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 9:36 PM
COSTA MESA — Vanguard University began its 90th anniversary celebration in the world of higher education Thursday with a look at what some of its alumni have gone on to accomplish.
University officials, alumni and some cupcakes in the Great...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:47 PM
COSTA MESA — An Orange Coast College student is due in court for a pre-trial hearing Wednesday on charges of sexual battery and lewd conduct.
Brendan Douglas Copley, 20, of Costa Mesa, pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of touching an...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 5:58 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Sitting on an oversized plush chair in baseball legend Chuck Finley's Newport Beach home, actress Tawny Kitaen seems to be in a much different place than she was eight years ago. A soccer goal is visible in the backyard, and her...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 8:36 PM
SANTA ANA — A former Newport Harbor High School football player was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for killing a Newport Beach liquor store owner and clerk during a shoplifting dispute over an adult magazine.
Weston Scott Kruger,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 8:03 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the caption of the photo of David C. Henley in front of Tuol Sleng Prison.
Editor's note: The following article is a first-person account of a visit to the former Tuol Sleng Prison in Cambodia by David C. Henley, a Newport...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Girls Inc. of Orange County and the Girls Inc. Guild presented "Imagine," their 2010 annual fundraising benefit, held at the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach.
Since 1954, Girls Inc. of Orange County has been dedicated to assisting young women...
| Jun 3, 2010
An impressive $435,000 was raised at the "Serious Fun Party" produced by Human Options. The Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Newport Beach, was the setting for the 1950s "Happy Days"-themed event.
The crowd wore vintage clothes. Some women were in poodle...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 10:00 PM
A former Costa Mesa priest waived his right to a preliminary hearing on child molestation charges Thursday and may go to trial.
Denis Lyons, 76, the former priest of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Costa Mesa, is charged with four felony counts...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 7:12 PM
The Old Glory Boat Parade is part of the Fourth of July tradition in Newport Beach and sponsored by the American Legion Yacht Club. Thousands of people will watch the parade from the shoreline as well as from their own boats as the parade circles...